2004 archives

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Devoted to the Mission

Nov. 4-10, 2004Devoted to the MissionBy Claudia Mathis/ SUN staff writerSUN photo(s) Paul FinchBishop Ludden Jr./Sr. High School Named Among Top 50 Catholic High Schools in America The Catholic High School Honor Roll announced the selection of Bishop Ludden Jr./Sr. High School as one of the top 50 Catholic high…


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Faith, Fun and Knowledge

Nov. 4-10, 2004Faith, Fun and KnowledgeBy St. James School Staff/ SUN contributing writersSt. James Middle School Offers Excellent Education and Camaraderie JOHNSON CITY — A few weeks ago Dr. John Hogan, Dean Emeritus from the College of Finance and Economics at Georgia State University and distinguished alumni of the first…


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Tried and True

Nov. 4-10, 2004Tried and TrueBy Connie Cissell/ SUN editorSt. Cecilia’s Church Celebrates 100 Years of Faith and Friendship SOLVAY — It was with much ado that parishioners of St. Cecilia’s Church gathered at Drumlin’s on Oct. 23 for the Gala Centennial Dance. Folks were decked out in their finest as…


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A Vision Becomes a Reality

Nov. 4-10, 2004A Vision Becomes a RealityBy Claudia Mathis/ SUN staff writerSUN photo(s) Paul FinchSt. Ann’s School Holds Tech Rally An air of excitement filled St. Ann’s School on Oct. 22. St. Ann’s was one of five schools in the diocese to receive a shipment of equipment from Seneca Data…


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High Scores!

Nov. 4-10, 2004High Scores!By Claudia Mathis/ SUN staff writerCatholic School Students Score Well in Math State Tests Catholic school students of the Syracuse diocese have passed the recent state math tests with flying colors. The diocese reports that 77.5 percent of the 666 students tested in 2004 passed by scoring…


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Honoring Service

Nov. 4-10, 2004Honoring ServiceBy Father Donald Bourgeois/ SUN episcopal laisonHonoring Service Father Stephen Rossetti of Syracuse Receives Award for Special Ministry Father Stephen Rossetti, a priest of the Diocese of Syracuse, was recently honored (October 6) with the 2004 Alumnus Lifetime Service Award of Theological College in Washington, DC. Father…


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Who’s Missing from the Table?

Nov. 4-10, 2004Who’s Missing from the Table?By Eileen Jevis/ SUN staff writerSUN photo(s) Paul FinchCatholic Charities Sponsors Day of Reflection to Introduce Refugees Christ the King Retreat House was the setting for the 9th Annual Day of Reflection sponsored by Onondaga County Catholic Charities held on Oct. 21. The day-long…


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Fixing the System

Nov. 11-17, 2004Fixing the SystemBy Rick Fitzgerald/ SUN contributing writerLe Moyne Lecture Lowers Boom on Capital Punishment For over 2,000 years, the validity of capital punishment has raised many questions and sparked many debates with strong supporters on both sides of the issue. Should people be put to death for…


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Windows to Learning

Nov. 11-17, 2004Windows to LearningBy David Friedlander/ SUN contributing writerSUN photo(s) Paul FinchFacility and Program Improvements Enrich Trinity Catholic School in Oswego OSWEGO –– When students entered school on September 2nd, they noticed a brighter and quieter atmosphere at Trinity Catholic School. The only Catholic elementary school in Oswego was…


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Hope and Healing

Nov. 11-17, 2004Hope and HealingBy Eileen Jevis/ SUN staff writerRetreat Offers Separated and Divorced an Opportunity to Overcome Pain SKANEATELES –– Father Frederick Pompei will be the keynote speaker at the Separated and Divorced Retreat scheduled at Stella Maris Retreat House on Dec. 3 – 5. Father Pompei was ordained…